Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for Agile Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Software Development over the 6 months to 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Agile Software Development
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 3 12
Rank change year-on-year -1 +9 +17
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 160 106 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 34.86% 28.34% 11.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 39.02% 35.57% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 76 14
County Antrim median daily rate £421 £385 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.24% +31.06% -2.08%
10th Percentile £303 £260 £243
90th Percentile £492 £420 £503
Northern Ireland median daily rate £420 £385 £300
% change year-on-year +9.09% +28.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - £27.17 -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £27.17 -

Agile Software Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
County Antrim
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 410 298 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 89.32% 79.68% 79.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 216 68
County Antrim median daily rate £430 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.67% +15.38% +9.98%
10th Percentile £288 £238 £233
90th Percentile £544 £493 £475
Northern Ireland median daily rate £425 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +13.33% +15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 3
County Antrim median hourly rate £16.75 £13.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.85% -14.75% +7.02%
10th Percentile £10.85 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £38.13 £42.50 £35.28
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £18.50 £12.97 £15.25
% change year-on-year +42.69% -14.98% -12.86%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in County Antrim.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in County Antrim

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Software Development in County Antrim.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in County Antrim

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in County Antrim over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in County Antrim

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 24 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -1 159 £420 +9.09% 37
Agile Software Development
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the County Antrim region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 99 (61.88%) Java
2 87 (54.38%) Finance
3 63 (39.38%) Banking
4 62 (38.75%) Test Automation
5 47 (29.38%) OO
5 47 (29.38%) Data Structures
6 43 (26.88%) Functional Programming
6 43 (26.88%) SQL
7 40 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 29 (18.13%) REST
9 28 (17.50%) Spring
10 27 (16.88%) AngularJS
11 26 (16.25%) Microservices
12 25 (15.63%) Investment Banking
13 23 (14.38%) Oracle
14 22 (13.75%) TDD
14 22 (13.75%) WebSockets
14 22 (13.75%) JSON
15 21 (13.13%) Unix
16 20 (12.50%) Risk Management
17 19 (11.88%) Scrum
18 18 (11.25%) QA
18 18 (11.25%) Waterfall
18 18 (11.25%) User Experience
18 18 (11.25%) Relational Database
19 17 (10.63%) SDLC
19 17 (10.63%) User Acceptance Testing
19 17 (10.63%) .NET
20 16 (10.00%) DB2
20 16 (10.00%) TIBCO

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.38%) WebLogic
3 6 (3.75%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.25%) JBoss
4 2 (1.25%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.63%) MQSeries
Applications
1 7 (4.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (3.75%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (5.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (4.38%) SaaS
2 5 (3.13%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.25%) Relational Database
2 16 (10.00%) DB2
3 13 (8.13%) DB2 UDB
3 13 (8.13%) RDBMS
4 9 (5.63%) SQL Server
5 8 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 8 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.88%) EDRMS
7 2 (1.25%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.25%) Hazelcast
7 2 (1.25%) MySQL
7 2 (1.25%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.25%) OLAP
7 2 (1.25%) Redis
7 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.63%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 13 (8.13%) JIRA
2 9 (5.63%) Selenium
3 8 (5.00%) Hudson
3 8 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.75%) Cucumber
4 6 (3.75%) Eclipse
4 6 (3.75%) JUnit
5 5 (3.13%) Zephyr
6 4 (2.50%) Bower
6 4 (2.50%) Grunt
6 4 (2.50%) Jasmine
6 4 (2.50%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.25%) FitNesse
7 2 (1.25%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.25%) IntelliJ
7 2 (1.25%) JBehave
7 2 (1.25%) JMeter
7 2 (1.25%) Mockito
7 2 (1.25%) NetBeans
General
1 87 (54.38%) Finance
2 63 (39.38%) Banking
3 25 (15.63%) Investment Banking
4 15 (9.38%) Front Office
5 2 (1.25%) Electronics
5 2 (1.25%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.25%) Marketing
5 2 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 100 (62.50%) Developer
2 81 (50.63%) Java Developer
3 62 (38.75%) Senior Developer
4 57 (35.63%) Senior Java Developer
5 27 (16.88%) Agile Developer
5 27 (16.88%) Agile Java Developer
6 24 (15.00%) Senior Agile Developer
6 24 (15.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 20 (12.50%) Tester
8 17 (10.63%) Investment Banking Java Developer
8 17 (10.63%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
9 11 (6.88%) Analyst
9 11 (6.88%) Automation Tester
10 10 (6.25%) Consultant
11 9 (5.63%) Manual Tester
12 8 (5.00%) CRM Consultant
12 8 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
12 8 (5.00%) Microsoft Consultant
12 8 (5.00%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
12 8 (5.00%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (18.13%) REST
2 28 (17.50%) Spring
3 27 (16.88%) AngularJS
4 22 (13.75%) JSON
4 22 (13.75%) WebSockets
5 17 (10.63%) .NET
6 16 (10.00%) Backbone.js
6 16 (10.00%) Hibernate
6 16 (10.00%) TIBCO EMS
7 15 (9.38%) CSS
7 15 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 14 (8.75%) XML
9 12 (7.50%) Web Services
10 8 (5.00%) HTML
10 8 (5.00%) RESTful
10 8 (5.00%) Spring Boot
11 7 (4.38%) FIX Protocol
11 7 (4.38%) HTML5
11 7 (4.38%) JSP
12 6 (3.75%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 47 (29.38%) Data Structures
2 18 (11.25%) User Experience
3 14 (8.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 11 (6.88%) Virtual Team
5 10 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.38%) Derivative
7 6 (3.75%) Equities
8 5 (3.13%) Computer Science
9 4 (2.50%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (1.25%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.25%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.25%) Grid Computing
10 2 (1.25%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.63%) iSeries
11 1 (0.63%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.13%) Unix
2 10 (6.25%) Linux
3 2 (1.25%) Windows
4 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (38.75%) Test Automation
2 47 (29.38%) OO
3 43 (26.88%) Functional Programming
4 26 (16.25%) Microservices
5 22 (13.75%) TDD
6 20 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 19 (11.88%) Scrum
8 18 (11.25%) Waterfall
9 17 (10.63%) SDLC
9 17 (10.63%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (9.38%) Functional Testing
11 14 (8.75%) Non-Functional Testing
12 13 (8.13%) MVC
13 10 (6.25%) Analytics
13 10 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (5.63%) CRM
14 9 (5.63%) Data Analytics
14 9 (5.63%) Low Latency
14 9 (5.63%) Manual Testing
15 8 (5.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 99 (61.88%) Java
2 43 (26.88%) SQL
3 40 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (7.50%) Python
5 9 (5.63%) C#
5 9 (5.63%) Ruby
6 5 (3.13%) Scala
7 4 (2.50%) C++
8 1 (0.63%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (6.25%) ISEB
1 10 (6.25%) ISTQB
2 7 (4.38%) Degree
2 7 (4.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.25%) QA
2 7 (4.38%) PMO
3 1 (0.63%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.63%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (2.50%) Docker
2 2 (1.25%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 10 (6.25%) HP ALM
2 4 (2.50%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 23 (14.38%) Oracle
2 16 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.00%) TIBCO
3 10 (6.25%) HP
4 2 (1.25%) SAP
5 1 (0.63%) Apple
5 1 (0.63%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.63%) IBM
5 1 (0.63%) Twitter
5 1 (0.63%) Xamarin